Session 2 of 12: Doug Engelbart's three-day management seminar at Stanford University, March 24-26, 1992. See the Bootstrap Seminar resources page
for links to all 12 videos, plus the slide handouts and recommended reading for the seminar.
Doug begins with an exercise, asking attendees to share how paradigms are relevant to the goals that brought them to this Seminar.
he resumes with Section B "Paradigms" (slide B5)
he gives a case example of one prevailing paradigm that stifles progress toward higher performing organizations
he describes how he teaches kids to ride a bicycle very quickly without training wheels and segues into an important point about UI paradigm "easy to learn, easy to use" we would all be riding tricycles because, strictly applied, it ignores the potential payoff of learning to ride a bicycle... So how do you advance your organization past the tricycle stage? (ends 1:16:48)
he shows how he teaches kids to use a chorded keyset, enabling the more powerful high-performance UI which BTW is easy to learn and use (shown in Augment)
he begins Section C "Whole-System Augmentation"
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